Interested in volunteering with us?

Let us know what your interests are and we can figure out how we can work together to educate people about Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument!

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The Friends have many ways to become involved depending on the amount of time one has available to volunteer. Find more descriptions of available positions below this form.
What is it you feel you can bring to the organization? Do you have a specific interest or skillset you would like to share with our organization? For example: fundraising, guiding hikes, community outreach, events, etc.
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Get more engaged with Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

The Friends are always seeking out community members interested in immersing themselves in biodiversity education, stewardship, and spreading awareness of the Monument.

Event volunteers

Whether you have a few hours on a given weekend or are looking to be involved for longer, helping out at our events is a great way to support the Friends work through community engagement.

  • Tabling at Rogue Valley Earth Day Celebration - April at ScienceWorks, Ashland

  • Hike & Learn programs - Spring through fall. Seeking people to help register and welcome guests.

  • Annual BioBlitz - timing depends on specifics. Helping organize BioBlitz activities leading up to and during the event.

  • Tabling at 4th of July Booth - July in Ashland.

  • Bear Creek Salmon Festival - October at North Mountain Nature Park, Ashland.

  • Celebration Dinner - Fall. Day of support for our community fundraising dinner.

  • Other Tabling opportunities throughout the year.

Summer Interpretive Park Rangers

The Friends are currently hiring interns and volunteers to staff the Monument Information Center located at the Green Springs Inn & Cabins. There are also opportunities to lead Jr. Explorer programs and guided hikes, and conduct roving interpretation on trails in the Monument.

For individuals interested in completing 60+ hours of work, a stipend is available. There are also volunteer opportunities for individuals who are not interested in working the full 60 hours, but would like to gain experience developing and delivering interpretive programs.

Check out the full job description (PDF) for more information and how to apply. Applications are due May 1st.

Stewardship opportunities

In partnership with Monument staff at the BLM, the Friends have several ways to give back by way of good old fashioned labor.

  • Fix a fence - adopt a section of fencing along the eastern Monument boundary to maintain.

  • Ongoing monitoring - from butterflies to specific plants, document what you see in the Monument through


Join the Board of the Friends of the Cascade-Siskiyou to educate, advocate, protect and restore our local Monument, one of the National Conservation Lands. We belong to the Friends Grassroots Network with support from Conservation Lands Foundation. Along with our communities and partners we promote caring for our legacy—the scenic place, culture and heritage of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

You can make a difference! The Friends currently have a finance board position open. If you are interested please contact Terry Dickey, Board Chair.
Email: Terry Dickey

L to R: Dr. Darlene Southworth with Dr. Patricia Ponce Noyola, visiting professor from Guanajuato, Mexico truffling at Whetstone Savanna, 2000. Image by Harold Berninghausen

L to R: Dr. Darlene Southworth with Dr. Patricia Ponce Noyola, visiting professor from Guanajuato, Mexico truffling at Whetstone Savanna, 2000. Image by Harold Berninghausen